Past Tokyo Event: VOL 123

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Okinawa's Past, Present, and Future

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Daryl Mitchell talks about the mission of COTONOHA, which is to encourage more artists to display their work publicly in Okinawa. He also explores the tradition and modern art culture of Okinawa. 

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Balance of Storytelling

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Alok NANDI talks about culture and inspiration of storytelling from all over the world. He also focuses on connecting storytelling to the inspiration of food, transportation, balance and urban innovation.

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Showing 'em How it's Done in Tel Aviv

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Today's 'PechaKucha of the Day' celebrates Tel Aviv. The city will be holding 4 PechaKucha Nights in the next two days with over 10,000 people in attendance! Anat Safran, Tel Aviv city organiser, explores the culture and creative projects of her city. These project included junk art, urban architecture, and music performances.


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Debunking Kyoto's Myths

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

"I'm actually a priestess in Kyoto... my family has had a temple in Kyoto for the past 800 years. My dad is the 23rd generation head priest."

In "Debunking Kyoto's Myths" from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 123, Eric Luong and Ariya Sasaki discuss the misconceptions and stereotypical images attributed to Kyoto's pop culture. In this presentation, they debunk and reveal the true stories behind Kyoto's cultural myths.

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A Platform for Aden

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

PechaKucha Night Aden organisers Heba Faheem and Elyas Khan speak on the efforts expended getting their event going in Yemen, and the profound effects it has had on their community. Though their city is riddled with political and military strife, they have shown that PechaKucha brings out the very best in their city.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 1, 2015.

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A Brooklyn Bridge to Cities Everywhere

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Emma Exley talks about her experience in launching up her first Pechakucha in Brooklyn, New York. She also speaks about how she was able to inspire a friend from Quito to get involved in Pechakucha.

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A Hong Kong Experience

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Huschang Pourian and Sonia Chow speak about the art and design culture of Hong Kong. They explore the urban, nittiest and grittiest sections of this wonderful city. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 3, 2015.

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Tainan's Design Culture

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

"This is one of the most dangerous festivals in the world! You must join!"

In Tainan's Design Culture from Pechakucha Night Tokyo Vol. 123, Leslie Tsai talks about the wonderful culture of Taiwan. He encourages many people to visit this great country with its many different customs and art.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Friday, September 25th, 2015. 

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The Sun Rising on Dundee

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Lyall Bruce explores the town of Dundee in Scotland. He talks about the landscape, architecture, cultural history, as well as the gorgeous sunrises and sunsets of his beloved city. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 17, 2015.

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The Charming Town of Aalen

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Thomas Maile talks about the culture and lifestyle of the small town of Aalen in Germany. He also speaks about his passion and discovery for Pechakucha.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 24, 2015.

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Guangzhou Creativity

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Tom Kwan talks about his success in setting up Guangzhou first Pechakucha night event. The Pechakucha event was able to bring together many creative artists from all over Guangzhou China.

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The Beauty of Erlangen

@ VOL 123 ON MAR 20, 2015

Tobias Mueller explores the city of Erlangen, Germany.  He also talks about the innovative and economic impact this small city have on the global market.

Anat Safran
Artistic director in Tel Aviv
Creative Director / Designer, Architempo in Brussels
Lyall Bruce
Designer and illustrator, Sooper Double D in Dundee
Emma Exley
Creative Designer in Brooklyn
Tom Kwan
publisher in Guangzhou
Tobias Mueller-Zielke
Trainer and Coach für Getting Things Done, TMT UG in Erlangen
Sonia Chow
ChowPourianLab in Hong Kong
Eric Luong
Educator / Translator, Kyoto University of Art and Design in Kyoto
Daryl Mitchell
Artistic Director , Cotonoha Artspace + Cafe in Okinawa
Leslie Tsai
Event Planner, Project Manager, Institute of Creative Industries Design, NCKU in Tainan
Heba Faheem
Journalist + Project Manager at IYG , Independent Yeman Group in ADEN
Elyas Khan
Co - Orgnizer, Financial Manager in Aden